River Market Lands New Office Tenant

WSP USA, an international engineering firm, has opened a 42-person office in the River Market, encouraging news at a time when downtown officials are...

New Downtown Hampton Features Balconies, Streetcar-Savvy Starbucks

By Kevin Collison The new Hampton by Hilton opening soon on the northeast corner of 16th and Main already has booked a high-profile guest, a...

Ambassador Hotel Opens Addition in Time for Big 12 Tournament

By Kevin Collison The Ambassador Hotel Kansas City at 1111 Grand is opening its $14.9 million addition today, just in time to welcome fans attending...

Two Very Different Downtown Retailers on Main Street Close

Two very different downtown retailers on Main Street, one a national chain, the other a homegrown pastry shop, have closed their doors. The JoS. A....

Convivial Promises Namesake Vibe at New Shop in Former YJ’s Space

By Kevin Collison Chentell Shannon wants to keep the friendly, lively, enjoyable--in a word--"convivial" vibe of the former YJ's Crossroads space when she opens her...

Visit KC Reports Big Uptick in Bookings at Bartle Hall

By Kevin Collison Bookings at Bartle Hall are up 56 percent from the previous year, an encouraging trend as downtown prepares to check in more...

Looking Ahead to Medical Marijuana, Clinic Opens In River Market

By Alex Smith Medical marijuana is not yet available for purchase in Missouri, but patients may be able to jump start the process and get...

Porter Teleo Designs for the World from East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Porter Teleo, an international wallpaper and fabric design firm, got its start 15 years ago when two dynamic women met for coffee...

RE Relocates to Westside

By Kevin Collison RE aka Restoration Emporium has relocated from the West Bottoms to 1717 Washington St.  opening a combination retail and workshop for its...

East Crossroads Record Shops Play Well Together

By Brian McTavish It was summer 2015 when Josey Records, a small Dallas-based chain, and tiny indie Revolution Records opened almost around the corner from...